Tips from Top Designers on How to Decorate with Antiques

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Collecting, Education
Tips from Top Designers on How to Decorate with Antiques

Featuring Mary Helen McCoy, Charlotte Moss, David Easton and Ralph Harvard  CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 15, 2008 – Decorating with antiques can be one of the toughest tasks if one is not familiar with the tricks of the trade. Mary Helen McCoy Fine Antiques is one of the nation’s premier sources for fine and unusual, period […]

Ancient Arms and Armor | Hixenbaugh Ancient Arts

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Ancient Art, Education
Ancient Arms and Armor | Hixenbaugh Ancient Arts

ANCIENT ARMS AND ARMOR Warfare is as old as humanity. With the rise of sedentary agricultural civilizations at the end of the Neolithic Period, the necessity for defense became the prerogative of society at large and not just the individual. The stone axes and spear points of the stone age were quickly replaced by weapons […]

Profile of George Glazer | New York Social Diary

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Collecting, News, Profiles
Profile of George Glazer | New York Social Diary

Profile of George Glazer  by the New York Social Diary By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch “As you may or may not know, what I’m mainly known for … is globes,” said George Glazer in what was possibly the best understatement we’ve heard as we stood in delighted silence taking in […]

On Collecting Ancient Art

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Ancient Art, Collecting
On Collecting Ancient Art

By Aphrodite Ancient Art   Ancient art has been the fascination of humans throughout history. Romans collected Greek sculptures and proudly displayed them in their villas and gardens. We are ancient art dealers specialized in buying and selling classical Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Near Eastern ancient works of art, as well as ancient coins, ancient […]

Bill Clinton holds a Bill Glazer Globe for Time Magazine

Posted on Oct 20, 2012 in Announcements, Media
Bill Clinton holds a Bill Glazer Globe for Time Magazine

Glazer Gallery Global Initiative One autumn day, the gallery received a call from a New York City prop stylist with an urgent request for a globe for a photo shoot the next day. Former president Bill Clinton would be photographed for the cover ofTime Magazine at his offices on the Upper West Side. George quickly took […]

Philip Colleck Ltd: 18th Century Furniture That Sincerely Flatters

Posted on Nov 5, 2009 in Antique Furniture
Philip Colleck Ltd:  18th Century Furniture That Sincerely Flatters

18th-Century Furniture That Sincerely Flatters By EVE M. KAHN, New York Times  |   Published: November 5, 2009   Furniture makers in 18th-century Europe had to fend off competition from Asia. The Westerners, like their counterparts today, sometimes pleaded with their governments to impose tariffs that could stem the tide of imports, but more often they […]

Caring For Antique Furniture | Mary Helen McCoy

Posted on Sep 3, 2008 in Antique Furniture, Education
Caring For Antique Furniture | Mary Helen McCoy

One of the World’s Leading Experts Tells How CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 3, 2008 – If you have the good fortune to own fine antique furniture, you  have a responsibility to preserve it for future generations. Mary Helen McCoy, founder and president of Mary Helen McCoy Fine Antiques, a director of The Art and Antiques Dealers […]

Jewelers Are Drawn to an Already Gilded Avenue | Kentshire Jewelers

Posted on Sep 12, 2007 in Announcements
Jewelers Are Drawn to an Already Gilded Avenue | Kentshire Jewelers

 By JANE L. LEVERE Published: September 12, 2007 Always a mecca for high-end retailers, Madison Avenue is now attracting a dazzling array of jewelers that are opening new boutiques or occupying larger quarters. Most of the recent burst of development is taking place on a short stretch of the avenue, from 61st through 64th Streets. […]

Water and Humidity: A Painting’s Worst Nightmare

Posted on May 20, 2006 in Education
Water and Humidity: A Painting’s Worst Nightmare

As we enter into the 2006 hurricane season, we can’t help but recall last year’s devastating storms. For all of us who own fine art, especially oil paintings, those memories may make us wonder how we weather – particularly rain, floods, and humidity – affects out works, and what we can do to prevent damage. First […]